Two hundred and thirty-seven years ago, the Continental Army was established, beginning a rich heritage of successfully defending this great country and her citizens. Today, we celebrate the continued honor, loyalty and bravery of our Soldiers. From Saratoga to Bastogne and Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army has been committed to defending our Nation and its core values and beliefs.
Happy 237th Birthday to the U.S. Army!
But as today is not just the Army’s Birthday, but also Flag Day, we ask you all to take a moment to celebrate the service and sacrifices of men and women who have worn the nation's uniform – rather Army, Air Force, Navy or Marine Corps – and valiantly worked to defend this great country to keep Old Glory standing tall.